The Huntley-Daniel Property is a copper mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 38.24111, -117.55139
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Huntley-Daniel Property MRDS details
Primary: Huntley-Daniel Property
Secondary: Probably Same As Homestake Prospect
District: Crow Spring District (Royston District)
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Homestake Mining Co.
Years: 1963 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Folding, Tilting, N-Nw Faulting
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Intense Alteration Associated With Shear Zones; Argillic, Silicic
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Analytical Data: EARLY SHALLOW DRILL HOLES ASSAYED UP TO 0.1% CU
Comment (Development): 310 UNPATENTED MINING CLAIMS EXPLORED FOR PORPHYRY COPPER DEPOSITS BY GEOLOGIC MAPPING, MAGNETIC SURVEY, DRILLING. MINOR AMOUNTS OF TURQUOISE WERE PRODUCED IN EARLIER DAYS. NOT FAVORABLE FOR LARGE SUPERGENE-ENRICHED COPPER DEPOSIT, BUT FAVORABLE INDICATIONS FOR HYPOGENE COPPER MINERALIZATION.
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Reference (Deposit): ARCHBOLD, N.L., 1963, GEOLOGY OF THE HUNTLEY-DANIEL PROPERTY, CROW SPRING AREA, ESMERALDA COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG FILE 85, ITEM
Nevada has a total of 368 distinct gold districts. Of the of those, just 36 are major producers with production and/or reserves of over 1,000,000 ounces, 49 have production and/or reserves of over 100,000 ounces, with the rest having less than 100,000 ounces. Read more at Gold Districts of Nevada.